1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Lotus L.
      1. Lotus jacobaeus L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Cape Verde (Fogo, Santiago).

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
    [FWTA]

    Papilionaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Flowers
    Purple flowers.
    Habit
    Herbaceous, woody at base
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Insufficiently known
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Verde

    Lotus jacobaeus L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2005 Brown, N.E. [s.n.], Cape Verde K001134008
    Dec 10, 1985 Lowe, R.T. [s.n.], Cape Verde K000262736 Unknown type material
    Hooker, J.D. [153], Cape Verde K001134007 neotype
    Vogel [C8], Niger K001134009
    Lowe, R.T. [s.n.], Cape Verde K000262737

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 775 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Hansen, A. & Sunding, P. (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295.
    • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Berhaut, J. (1976). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 5: 1-658. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Bak. f. Leg. Trop. Afr. 1: 86.
    • Brand in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 25: 203 (1898).
    • Sp. Pl. 2: 775 (1753)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Hansen, A. & Sunding, P. (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0